The Royal Australian Mint has started Australia's first coin hunting contest. They are hoping Australians will try to collect three special coins that could allow them to win a prize.
In late October, scientists controlling submarines deep under the sea came across something unusual: a huge group of around 1,000 octopuses gathered on rocks, protecting their eggs.
The US election yesterday drew more voters than any recent midterm. Republicans held the Senate, but Democrats took the House as people of different backgrounds won races in this election of "firsts".
A rap group in Thailand created a surprise hit with a strong video attacking the government. Instead of arresting the rappers, the government put out its own hip-hop song.
On Tuesday, Americans will vote in what some people are calling "the most important election ever". Donald Trump is not up for election, but both sides say the election is about him.
Would you pay thousands of dollars for a painting with a face so blurry you're not sure it's a face? Or a picture by an unknown artist? What if the artist was a computer?
On October 31, Halloween night, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) began an unusual experiment. They let the "Internet" control the actions of a real person.
On Sunday, Nigel Richards once again won the world Scrabble championships, winning the contest with the word "groutier". This is Mr. Richard's fourth world championship win.
Yesterday, Prime Minister Modi of India led the opening of the largest statue in the world. The giant bronze statue honors Sardar Vallabbhai Patel, one of India's early leaders.
Strong winds, thunderstorms, and heavy rains have hit Italy, killing at least 10 people. Many areas have lost power and tourist sites have been closed because of flooding.